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As Faulkner’s Birthday Approaches, Mailmen Ask “What If?”

September 13, 2018
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OXFORD, Miss. This college town of approximately 19,000 was once home to William Faulkner, one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century, but before he became famous, Faulkner was postmaster at the University of…

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Paducah Man Needs To Get Off His High Horse…

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Over-40 Singles Get Back in the Swing of Things!

September 12, 2018
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Going out on a first date is bad enough when you’re a teenager with a bad complexion, but it’s even worse when you’re over forty with a bad complexion and less hair to boot.  Your Over-40…

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Have words, will travel…

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Balderdash

September 11, 2018
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Today I am grateful for Balderdash. We played the game last night, but I’m talking about that word when it is used with great expression, to call bullshit when someone says something you find hard…

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My Cat Buddy Announces His Bid for the Presidency in 2020

September 11, 2018
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Greetings, my fellow Americans. I am Buddy. Just Buddy. No  last name, as far as I know. (What can I say, my human, Tim Jones, really sucks at naming cats.) Ever since Donald Trump was…

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Refrigerator HazMat Squads Brave Cold to Fight Dangerous Lunches

September 11, 2018
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BOSTON, Mass.  It’s a week after Labor Day, and one would expect end-of-summer doldrums to linger at Allied Symbiotronics, a technology company that makes something technical.  “You know how it is,” says Allison Mallieson, who writes instruction manuals.  “People…

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What time do you call this? You can’t just swan into school when you want…

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Lady Ga and 11 Other Discounted Bands Announce Fall/Winter Tours

September 10, 2018
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  Lady Ga and 11 Other Discounted Bands Announce Fall/Winter Tours In an effort to keep ticket prices down the recording industry has announced a plan to send out music artists in a marked down…

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Don’t Book On It

September 10, 2018
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The Woodward book’s a total Joke; I’m going to write my own. I’ll write it in between the tweets, while tapping on my phone. I’m going to write a real book; spill all the beans on Mueller.…

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I Found The Fountain of Youth

September 10, 2018
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  In my twenties, which was in the eighties, I played cassettes and made mix tapes.  In my thirties, which was in the nineties, I played cd’s and burned my favorite tunes onto them.  Then…

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Ask Mr. Fix-It

September 10, 2018
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Got a home repair question?  Ask Mr. Fix-It!  He usually knows the answer, and if not, your problem isn’t worth fixing.  Here are some questions received from do-it-yourselfers this week.   Dear Mr. Fix-It: Our roof…

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Reading increases your vocabulary…

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Want To See A Photo Of My Grandson? Of Course You Do!

September 9, 2018
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  At the airport recently, I fell into a conversation with a fellow my age as we waited  for our plane to board. Within two minutes we’d pulled out our smartphones and were showing each…

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So you want to become a runner!

September 7, 2018
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Being a long time runner I’m not reluctant to mention that fact when meeting someone for the first time. It’s then not unusual for that new acquaintance to mention that he or she would like…

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NASCAR Minivan Series Has Soccer Moms “Swappin’ Paint”

September 7, 2018
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Michelle Trainor is a busy mother of three who admits she sometimes goes “just a teensy bit over the speed limit” in her 2016 Honda Odyssey. “There’s no way I could get my…

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These…

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Am I A Man, Or Am I Anonymous?

September 6, 2018
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I published an op-ed and called Trump “amoral.” But I’m not alone – there’s more voices: we’re choral. I’m not a left-winger; lean right on most stances. Expressed my concerns and will now take my…

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Fantasy Football, Jean-Paul Sartre Style

September 6, 2018
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At first, I had no idea I was in hell.  I was lying in the same street I walk every day at noontime on my way to lunch. “What happened?” I asked the man who…

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In Spokane, No Fans of Canadian Forest Fires

September 5, 2018
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Some people in Spokane, Washington recently raised their voices by proposing to turn their fans on. The smoke of hundreds of forest fires from British Columbia had wafted over the border, blanketing the city. As…

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